adobe captivate cheap adobe photoshop cs3 for sale cheap windows xp student edition buy windows 7 discount ms project software microsoft office 2008 student discount buy parallels for mac purchase microsoft word 2000 cheap adobe acrobat 9 pro extended cheap autocad 2006 office 2013 home and business pricing windows 7 ultimate best buy buy rob papen predator price of microsoft project 2007 purchase adobe audition 2.0
buy smart security 4 cheapest windows 7 in uk discount microsoft office software for students windows 7 starter oem price buy visio professional 2010 buy aperture 2 vs photoshop order parallels desktop buy dreamweaver cs5 cheap buy filemaker pro 10 advanced upgrade buy office 2007 licence online buy microsoft office access 2007 step by step buy microsoft project 2007 online buy carrara 8 best price windows 7 professional software cheap microsoft money software

You Ask, I Answer: Bulgur

I134314What can you tell me about bulgur wheat in terms of taste, nutrition and uses?

Can I, for instance, eat it like an oatmeal?

– Dennise O’Grady
Bay Head, NJ

Whole grain bulgur is a great source of nutrients.

When cooked, a cup of it provides:

  • 151 calories
  • 8 grams fiber
  • 6 grams protein
  • “Good” to “excellent” amounts of iron, magnesium, manganese, and the B-vitamin complex (all except B12, of course)

The subtle nutty flavor of bulgur makes for an interesting alternative to traditional grain-based side dishes (i.e.: brown rice, whole wheat cous cous).

Some people eat it in place of oatmeal, but I personally like to use it as a base for salads.

One of my favorite concoctions is a salad (served at room temperature) composed of (cooked) whole grain bulgur, chickpeas, chopped onion, parsley, lemon juice, and toasted sesame oil.



  1. Brandon said on July 27th, 2009

    You had an article like this one about flax meal and about how you sprinkle it on different foods (like oatmeal). It inspired me to try it. Doesn’t really alter the taste, just changes the look really. So thanks for that tip!

  2. Andy Bellatti said on July 27th, 2009

    My pleasure! Glad you were inspired.

Leave a Reply


  1. You Ask, I Answer: Bulgur | Whole Grain | White Wheat